Visually impaired man reaching new heights

Jun 3, 2014

Visually impaired man reaching new heights

by Shinji Maruta

Unlike many free climbers, Koichiro Kobayashi does not consider the view from the top to be the highlight of scaling a cliff. Unable to enjoy such vistas due to a severe visual impairment, Kobayashi, 46, feels a sense of achievement from completing a task ...

Exhibition focuses  on visually impaired

Apr 29, 2014

Exhibition focuses on visually impaired

by Keiji Hirano

A unique exhibition is underway at a human rights educational facility in Tokyo focusing on how to guarantee the “right to read” of people with visual impairments. The around 100 items on display at the Tokyo Metropolitan Human Rights Promotion Center include embossed art ...